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Devon hospitals take ‘tough decision’ to tighten rules for visitors

Devon hospitals have agreed to make a tough decision to limit the number of visitors and further tighten rules for any visitors who are visiting loved ones during the pandemic.

In an...

Can you pass the Life In the UK test?

What is the Life in the UK Test?

The Life in the UK test is a requirement for any individual that is looking to apply for British Citizenship or an Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR). The...

Santas on a Bike will be a little different this year but keep an eye out between 4 - 6 December

Santas swap sleighs for bikes

Over the weekend of 4 – 6 December motorbike lovers across the South West are being asked to don their festive attire and take part in Santas on a Bike to raise vital funds for Children’s Hospice...

Mama Bear’s children support Children in Need with lockdown-friendly fun

Children at Mama Bear’s Day Nursery and Pre-Schools across Devon have had to get creative with their Children in Need fundraising efforts this year in order to abide by coronavirus rules.

Instead of the usual bake sales, raffles, teddy bear picnics and spare change collections, the tots have enjoyed pyjama days, crazy hair days,...

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Paramedics urge public to get flu vaccine

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT) is urging people to get the flu vaccine to protect themselves and others this winter. Flu is a very common and highly infectious disease caused by the influenza virus. It can make people seriously ill - especially older adults, very...

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Letter to the Editor

Boris Johnson appears to be picking up support due to his no nonsense approach to Brexit, while we put up with more cuts to our vital services, including the full privatisation of our NHS should...

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Santas on a Bike will be a little different this year but keep an eye out between 4 - 6 December

Santas swap sleighs for bikes

Over the weekend of 4 – 6 December motorbike lovers across the South West are being asked to don their festive attire and take part in Santas on a Bike to raise vital funds for Children’s Hospice...

Education

Energy firm to recruit school age board members from the South West

An energy firm is recruiting school pupils from the South West to join its board and advise it on how to tackle climate change.

The move comes in a year that has seen young people face...

Entertainment & Reviews

Theatre Royal Plymouth Announce Funky Llama Club Night at Home!

Theatre Royal Plymouth Announce Funky Llama Club Night At Home !

Theatre Royal Plymouth’s Funky Llama is back and like you have never seen before! This January they are bringing their...

Family Life

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Divorce on the rise?

According to the Office of National Statistics there was an 18% rise in divorces in 2019.

Figures just released indicate that both same sex couples and opposite sex couples saw an...

Food & Drink

Coffee and cheese are the perfect pairing say two award winning Devon companies

Coffee and cheese are proving the perfect match for two Devon companies that have combined to bring a whole world of alternate pairings to the table following their two star accolades at the...

Health & Beauty

Paramedics urge public to get flu vaccine

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT) is urging people to get the flu vaccine to protect themselves and others this winter. Flu is a very common and highly infectious...

Holidays & Travel

Plymouth based travel expert makes dreams come true

With ‘lockdown’ officially becoming the ‘word of the year,’ many people are looking to 2021 to sprinkle some much-needed magic into their holiday plans and, perhaps, to do something a little bit...

Homes & Gardens

Barratt Homes deliver leading wildlife conservation and ecology measures at Berry Acres

A brand new housing development in South Devon will include a newly renovated home for owls and bats and follows extensive measures to protect a pair of rare cirl buntings at the site.

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Exhibition reveals stories of Devon witchcraft

A new exhibition ‘Certaine Wytches’ - re-telis stories of the last three women executed for witchcraft in Devon - their witch-hunts and trials. This unusual show with themes of local history,...